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of school. he traveled south to join the civil rights movement after law school and he met her then. she worked on his first campaign. she would later become his first congressional higher, the first -- hire, the first her city hired on his congressional staff. ready soon, john conyers found out that pretty soon, john conyers found out that people were visiting the office to see rosa parks and not john conyers. [laughter]how about this mr. president? one day she went to him and said she wanted to thank him for allowing her to be honored all over the country and would be willing to take a pay cut for time away from the office. [laughter]because of the leadership of the congressional black caucus and that of leader reid, rosa parks was the first woman to lie in state in the rotunda of the capitol of united states -- of the united states. [applause]on her birth, her mother had song of letting freedom ring. how proud her mother would be to see her baby eulogized at her passing by two presidents, former president clinton and future president barack obama. [applause]imagine that. i had the pr
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